Under the new Copyright Modernization Act (s.29.5d), cinematrographic works can be shown on the premises of an educational institution for educational or training purposes and not for profit, without having to pay copyright royalties, as long as the work is legally obtained.
It is recommended that videos from iTunes or Netflix NOT be shown in the classroom without written permission from iTunes or Netflix. iTunes specifies that the videos are for "personal use", while Netflix specifies that the videos are for "household use". Neither apply to classroom use.
You can ...
NOTE: You can just make a copy, you cannot make any alterations or adaptions to the work unless there is a Creative Commons license associated with the work that permits editing.
If you wish to edit an audio or video file or use more than 10%, contact the Library, who will seek permission on your behalf.
The following information applies to streamed videos from our licensed vendors, such as CBC Curio, Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video by Alexander Street Press, or the National Film Board (NFB) Campus collection.
JIBC Library has purchased a number of individual streamed videos, and we are buying more whenever we can.
You can access them through our online catalogue:
Following is a sample of what is available